Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013 5:00 pm
The Messenger, April 19, 2013
Billy Joe “Bill” Turnbow, 77, of Union City went home to be with the Lord 12:05 p.m. April 18, 2013, at his home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Eddie Mallonee will officiate. Entombment will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Chad Turnbow, Royce Stanley, Kenneth Rhodes, David Kelly, Ben Kelly and John Clark.
The family requests memorials be made to Hometown Walk of Hope, P.O. Box 482, Union City, TN 38281.
He was born Sept. 7, 1935, in Fulton County, Ky., son of the late Martin Luther and Lola (Scott) Turnbow. He married the former Barbara Oliver Sept. 1, 1961. She survives. He was a retired meat cutter for E.W. James & Sons and served in the U.S. Army. He attended Union City Second Baptist Church.
He is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Keith Yates and Tammy and Brad Bone, all of Union City; four grandchildren, Caitlin Lamphier, Grant Yates, Dalton Bone and Bryleigh Bone, all of Union City; two great-grandchildren, Bentleigh Lamphier and Briella Lamphier, both of Union City; his brother, Clentis Turnbow of Hickman, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, James Turnbow.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.